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Tiscali look like the owners as they have been buying up Excite elsewhere, althought there is no official announcement about the UK site at the moment.
joined:July 21, 2000
It would be nice to see Excite UK return - but I fear it is a bit late! It will need some decent promotion to get back their users.
they have a really nice DNS names ( the same of excite.it ):
Domain Name: EXCITE.CO.UK
Registered For: Excite Inc
Domain Registered By: REGISTER-IT
Record last updated on 19-Jul-2002 by email@example.com.
Domain servers listed in order:
x400-domain: c=it; admd=0; prmd=excite;
org: Excite Italia B.V.
descr: Excite Italia
nserver: 18.104.22.168 chiacchiere.excite.it
nserver: 22.214.171.124 distintivo.excite.it
nserver: 126.96.36.199 ns.tiscalinet.it
nserver: 188.8.131.52 sns.tiscali.it
What is their selling point for this? The SERPs don't look UK filtered to me, so what are they offering that AllTheWeb or Lycos isn't?
I wonder just how much they will be able to deliver. Anyway, good luck to them and let's hope they make a good go of it. :)
In Italy Excite is a profitable unit!
joined:Oct 23, 2000
Sorry, we can't tell you anything more about this, they said. There's news coming out in the next couple of weeks - you'll have to wait until then. It seems Tiscali doesn't want to say any more in case they spoil their pan-European launch.
The Register [theregister.co.uk]
[edited by: engine at 7:30 am (utc) on July 23, 2002]
[edit reason] Fixed link [/edit]